Building the Peachtree City Layout

Well the Peachtree City layout was a hit and I decided to build that first.  I worked on many different layouts and options. Once I knew the basic requirements I started to order track and other items.  Ebay was my favorite stop to try to find used equipment.  I was bidding on different items 2-3…

Lakehouse Train Layout Vision

In 2009 Suzanna and I bought a house on Lake Lanier. I was doing a lot of sailing on the lake and the sailing club was about 1.5 hours from our Peachtree City house. The vision was then to buy a house in a depressed market (housing market down and a drought causing record low…

Model Railroading History

I am starting to work on a model railroad.  I started my first model railroad when I was 16 years old when we moved to Sanford North Carolina.  My parents had a spare room in the basement and I used my earnings from cutting lawns, delivering newspapers and shoveling snow.  I built a simple HO…